-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On Thursday 18 September 2003 19:26, Chuck Swiger wrote: > > was a bad idea ? > > Probably not.
Good :) > Are you trying to solve a problem or tune network performance, or are you > just asking what happens if you twiddle this particular knob? :-) I'm trying to tune network performance. > There's a formula involving network latency and bandwidth which is > relevant; that, plus the amount of traffic (how many connections) > determines how much RAM the larger network buffer size could/will take up. The boxes I'm talking about have between 512 and 1 Go of RAM. > You haven't told us what the machine is being used for, either-- network > tuning a fileserver talking to clients on the LAN can be quite different > than tuning a webserver feeding clients using 56K modems. Well, I'm building some servers that are not in production yet, but will be soon, They're all going to be intensively accessed, either with samba shares (inside the LAN --> users homedir and other shares) or http (from optical fiber 2MB connection) from the internet. Antoine -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.3 (FreeBSD) iD8DBQE/afITY3Hnhkr+5cQRAiauAJ95uOhVn3fgBJaLvILzUY7wfabkVACbBSBH 1EV5Zy+ptPazA7xUAheE4Kc= =Yk+M -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"